Reviews

The Joy of Vegan Baking: Blueberry Lemon Muffins

The kids are off school this week so we have time for lovely, slow breakfasts at 10 am!  This morning I turned to one of my favorite cookbooks, The Joy of Vegan Baking, by Colleen Patrick Goudreau.  If you’re unsure of how to make vegan desserts and baked goods, this is the quintessential book to…

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The Best Homemade Whole Grain Bread

Baking 100% whole grain bread at home can be a challenge.  It is often difficult to get whole grain bread to rise as high and turn out as fluffy as a loaf that contains a portion of refined flour.   One trick of the trade is to add some vital wheat gluten flour to the…

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Curried Pumpkin Coconut Soup

Mmmmm….pumpkin.  I love pumpkin, and winter squash of all kinds.  I snag one up with delight on the first day I notice that the local ones are in, and continue purchasing one or two big squashes per week until the sad day the season is over. I’ve been making butternut squash soup for years, but…

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Testing a veggie burger recipe…

Whew!  Just survived a week of sickness in our house – first the baby, then me, then our 4 year old.  Thankfully, we are all back to normal and that means I am back in the kitchen.  Hooray for my husband who even took a day off of work to take care of us.  If…

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Thai Green Seitan Curry

This was actually my first time ever making seitan.  For those of you unfamiliar with this food, seitan (also known as “wheat meat”) is made from wheat gluten, which is the protein component of wheat.  The seitan recipe that I used was from the cookbook Veganomicon, and it was very simple and turned out great.  One…

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